Man Found With Gunshot Wound To Head Inside Vehicle In Westchester: Police Man Found With Gunshot Wound To Head Inside Vehicle In Westchester: Police
Man Found With Gunshot Wound To Head Inside Vehicle In Westchester: Police Authorities are investigating after a man was found shot in the head inside a vehicle in Westchester.  New, updated report - Update: 18-Year-Old Fatally Shoots Victim In Head Inside Truck In Yonkers, Police Say The gruesome discovery was made on Monday, Feb. 26 around 5 a.m., when authorities found a victim with an apparent gunshot wound to his head inside a parked vehicle in the area of Willow Street and Mount Carmel Place in Yonkers, according to Yonkers Police Detective Sergeant Frank DiDomizio.  Although officers tried saving his life, the man was pronounced dead. H…
Iconic Rides, Facilities At Playland In Westchester Get Upgrades, Restoration Iconic Rides, Facilities At Playland In Westchester Get Upgrades, Restoration
Iconic Rides, Facilities At Playland In Westchester Get Upgrades, Restoration A beloved Westchester amusement park is being transformed by an extensive revamping project that is already seeing results.  In an announcement on Friday, Feb. 23, Westchester County officials detailed improvements completed at Rye Playland as part of a $130 million capital program that is still underway.  The program was initiated in 2020 when county officials recognized a need to improve the park, which was founded in 1928 and is one of only two amusement parks in the country with National Historic Landmark status.  So far, restoration efforts at the Grand Carousel and Der…
2-Car Crash Causes Fluid Spill On Busy Hudson Valley Road 2-Car Crash Causes Fluid Spill On Busy Hudson Valley Road
2-Car Crash Causes Fluid Spill On Busy Hudson Valley Road A two-car crash in the Hudson Valley caused a temporary closure on a busy road to allow crews to clean a fluid spill.  The crash happened in Putnam County on Friday, Feb. 23 just before 8 p.m., when two cars collided on Croton Falls Road in Carmel, according to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department. Luckily, no injuries resulted from the collision, fire officials said. The crash caused the road to close for around 30 minutes to allow crews to clean up vehicle fluids and remove the cars. 
Contractor Charged In Connection To Fatal Trench Collapse At Site In Westchester: DA Contractor Charged In Connection To Fatal Trench Collapse At Site In Westchester: DA
Contractor Charged In Connection To Fatal Trench Collapse At Site In Westchester: DA A Connecticut contractor has been criminally charged in connection to a trench collapse at a construction site in New York that killed a 46-year-old man, officials announced. Fairfield County resident Michael Conway of Bethel, age 59, was arraigned in Westchester County Court on criminal charges in connection to the fatal collapse, which happened in Mamaroneck in May 2021 and killed Stamford resident Jose Vega, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Monday, Feb. 26.  Earlier Report - Worker Dies After Being Trapped In Trench In Westchester Conway is the di…
Schools Searched In Hudson Valley After Accidental Alarm Activation: Police Schools Searched In Hudson Valley After Accidental Alarm Activation: Police
Schools Searched In Hudson Valley After Accidental Alarm Activation: Police Several school buildings in the Hudson Valley were searched following the accidental activation of an alarm, police said. The searches happened in Putnam County on Monday, Feb. 26 around 8:40 a.m., when the Putnam County Sheriff's Office received a Hold-In-Place alarm coming from the Brewster School District, authorities said.  Although the alarm was determined to have been tripped by accident, members of the Sheriff's Office and the New York State Police still conducted a sweep of the district's schools as a precautionary measure.  No threat currently exists to the schools, the …
Man Killed In Assault At Intersection In Westchester: Suspect At Large Man Killed In Assault At Intersection In Westchester: Suspect At Large
Man Killed In Assault At Intersection In Westchester: Suspect At Large Authorities are searching for those involved in the homicide of a 30-year-old man at a Westchester intersection, police announced.  The incident happened in Yonkers on Friday, Feb. 23 just after 6:30 p.m., when authorities found an injured man on the street in the area of Woodbine Street and Blackford Avenue, according to Yonkers Police.  Despite the best efforts of first responders, the man died from his injuries at a nearby hospital. The victim, a 30-year-old Bronx man, has not yet been identified by the department pending notification of his family.  The incident is now b…
Trio Smashes Door Of Liquor Store, Steals $1K In Merch, Cash In Westchester Trio Smashes Door Of Liquor Store, Steals $1K In Merch, Cash In Westchester
Trio Smashes Door Of Liquor Store, Steals $1K In Merch, Cash In Westchester Authorities are looking for three suspects who damaged a Northern Westchester liquor store and stole $1,000 in products and cash.  The burglary happened on Sunday, Feb. 11 at around 4 a.m. at the Hawthorne Wine and Spirits store located at 383 Elwood Ave., according to Mount Pleasant Police.  At that time, three suspects smashed the business's front door with rocks and entered the store for around two minutes before fleeing in an awaiting getaway car.  A patrol officer soon spotted the suspect vehicle speeding south on the Sprain Brook Parkway shortly after the burglary and …
Victim's Cell Phone Stolen In Westchester Robbery: Suspect At Large Victim's Cell Phone Stolen In Westchester Robbery: Suspect At Large
Victim's Cell Phone Stolen In Westchester Robbery: Suspect At Large Authorities are searching for a man who forcefully stole a cell phone from a victim during a robbery in Westchester. The incident happened on Sunday, Feb. 11 around 3:45 a.m. in the area of Huguenot Street and Centre Avenue in New Rochelle, according to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne.  At that time, the suspect engaged in a physical scuffle with the victim and took their cell phone. The victim later refused any medical attention, Coyne said. The suspect is described as a light-skinned man of unknown race.  This is a developing story. Check back to Daily V…
Road Rage: Westchester Woman Claims To Be Cop In Confrontation On Busy Highway, Police Say Road Rage: Westchester Woman Claims To Be Cop In Confrontation On Busy Highway, Police Say
Road Rage: Westchester Woman Claims To Be Cop In Confrontation On Busy Highway, Police Say A New York woman was taken into custody in connection with a confrontation on a busy Connecticut road during which she claimed to be a police officer, authorities said.  Westchester County resident Kimberly Nelson of New Rochelle, age 25, turned herself in to Connecticut State Police on Tuesday, Feb. 20 in connection with an incident that happened in March 2023, State Police announced on Thursday, Feb. 22.  According to police, on March 23, 2023, troopers received a call from a complainant who reported an incident on Interstate 691 East in the area of Exit 10 in the New Haven…
Update: Police Still Searching For Vehicle With Dog Inside Stolen In Westchester Update: Police Still Searching For Vehicle With Dog Inside Stolen In Westchester
Update: Police Still Searching For Vehicle With Dog Inside Stolen In Westchester Authorities in Westchester are continuing their search for an unattended vehicle that was stolen while it had the owner's dog inside.  In an announcement on Tuesday, Feb. 20, the Mount Vernon Police Department said they are still on the lookout for a 2004 Honda Pilot with New Jersey license plate K47SSE that was taken from the 200 block of West 1st Street on Sunday, Jan. 7.  On the night of the theft, an unknown person entered the Honda while it was left running and unattended and drove off. The vehicle has not been seen since the theft and no license plate recognition system…
Catalytic Converter Thief Nabbed 5 Years Later After Westchester Investigation, Police Say Catalytic Converter Thief Nabbed 5 Years Later After Westchester Investigation, Police Say
Catalytic Converter Thief Nabbed 5 Years Later After Westchester Investigation, Police Say A suspected catalytic converter thief from New York has been nabbed over five years later following an investigation that began in Connecticut and spanned two states and three counties. Jeraud Anthony, age 38, of the Bronx, was arrested on multiple charges Monday, Feb. 12, in connection with a stolen catalytic converter outside a business in Fairfield County. According to Darien Police, a woman contacted officers in September 2018 saying that someone had cut the catalytic converter off of her vehicle outside Darien Sport Shop on Post Road (Route 1). A witness told police they saw a vehicle…
Blockbuster Hurricane Season Could Be Coming: 'Serious, Growing Concerns,' Says Forecaster Blockbuster Hurricane Season Could Be Coming: 'Serious, Growing Concerns,' Says Forecaster
Blockbuster Hurricane Season Could Be Coming: 'Serious, Growing Concerns,' Says Forecaster The return of La Niña and historically warm water across the Atlantic Ocean have some forecasters sounding the alarm about what could be a super-charged 2024 hurricane season. Those two factors will set the groundwork for a potentially blockbuster season, and there are already “serious and growing concerns," AccuWeather Chief Meteorologist Jonathan Porter said. The season runs from Saturday, June 1 through Saturday, Nov. 30.  La Niña typically leads to more tropical storms and hurricanes in the Atlantic due to reduced wind shear, or disruptive winds high in the atmosphere. "The …